Programs and Services

Department of Surgery

The Department of Surgery at Danbury Hospital provides comprehensive care in the diagnosis, treatment and management of a full range of surgical problems. Our department is comprised of the following specialty sections:

  • Breast Surgery: Offers standard and non-standard surgeries of the breasts, including biopsy, mastectomy and reconstructive procedures with a focus on breast conservation.
  • Cardiac Surgery: Offers a full range of cardiac care, from diagnosis to tests, treatments to surgery, through follow-up and post-op care.
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery: Our dedicated, board-certified specialists provide the highest level of care for patients with cancer and other disorders of the colon and rectum.
  • Comprehensive Liver, Pancreas and Biliary Center: Provides surgical treatment for a full range of benign or malignant conditions of the liver, pancreas, gallbladder and bile ducts.
  • General Surgery: Offers a complete range of surgical services for gastrointestinal, pancreatic, hepatobiliary, breast, endocrine, and skin and soft tissue disorders, including inguinal and abdominal wall hernias.
  • Gynecology Robotic Surgery: Gynecologic surgical procedures that use very small incisions with advanced video and surgical equipment resulting in less pain, shorter hospital stays, fewer complications, better patient outcomes and patient satisfaction.
  • Joint Replacement Surgery: Offers a broad range of minimally invasive and advanced surgical techniques to repair damaged joints.
  • Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery: Surgical procedures using very small incisions and cutting-edge video and surgical equipment, resulting in less pain, shorter hospital stays, and quicker recovery periods for the patient.
  • Neurosurgery: Provides a complete range of services for the diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of patients with neurological disorders.
  • Ophthalmology (Eyes): Our eye care specialists are trained in a wide range of specialty procedures, including treatments for glaucoma, oculo-plastics, pediatrics, retina, cornea, and LASIK surgery.
  • Oral Surgery: Our oral and maxillofacial surgeons diagnose and treat diseases, injuries, and defects of the mouth, jaws, and face on both an inpatient and outpatient basis. They also perform cosmetic and reconstructive surgery.
  • Orthopedic Surgery: Our orthopedic surgeons are trained in both traditional and advanced surgeries, including minimally invasive techniques. Specialization and new technology contribute to improved results, early return to full function, and implants that last longer than ever.
  • Otolaryngology (Ears, Nose and Throat): Medical and surgical treatment of ear, nose, and throat diseases, including care for cancers of the head and neck.
  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery: Provides costmetic and reconstructive surgical care including breast reconstruction, surgery for hands, birth defects, treatment of burns and other skin injuries.
  • Podiatric Surgery (Feet): Our board-certified podiatrists offer a full range of services for the treatment of foot disorders and the foot care needs of athletes or individuals with diabetes or arthritis.
  • Thoracic Surgery (Lungs): Thoracic surgeons treat diseases of the chest and lungs, working closely with pulmonologists and other medical specialists.
  • Spine Surgery: Our highly skilled orthopedic spine surgeons specialize in treating spinal deformities, degenerative problems, trauma, infections of the spine, and tumors affecting the spine and spinal cord.
  • Urologic Surgery: Our experienced urologists diagnose and treat problems in children and adults related to the prostate and the urinary tract with many options for minimally invasive and robotic surgery.
  • Vascular Surgery: Our surgeons treat vascular disease with advanced procedures, and are expert in both minimally invasive and endovascular procedures.
  • Weight Loss Surgery: Our surgeons have been recognized for excellence in bariatric surgery to assist in weight loss.

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